The Lonesome Death of Buck McCoy

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
For their second album, the Minus 5 cut away many of the experimental detours that hampered their debut Old Liquidator presumably Peter Buck got those stylistic diversions out of his system on his Tuatara sideproject, and concentrated on charmingly ragged pop-rock. Although they still occasionally dip into cutesy territory, The Lonsome Death of Buck McCoy is much more immediate and endearing than its predecessor, capturing Scott McCaughey's off-kilter melodicism quite well. Among the highlights are "Moonshine Girl" and "Boeing Spacearium," which, given the title, appropriately features Guided By Voices' Robert Pollard on lead ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
For their second album, the Minus 5 cut away many of the experimental detours that hampered their debut Old Liquidator presumably Peter Buck got those stylistic diversions out of his system on his Tuatara sideproject, and concentrated on charmingly ragged pop-rock. Although they still occasionally dip into cutesy territory, The Lonsome Death of Buck McCoy is much more immediate and endearing than its predecessor, capturing Scott McCaughey's off-kilter melodicism quite well. Among the highlights are "Moonshine Girl" and "Boeing Spacearium," which, given the title, appropriately features Guided By Voices' Robert Pollard on lead vocals.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/1997
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • UPC: 720616211545
  • Catalog Number: 162115

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Rest of the World (3:10)
  2. 2 Cross Every Line (4:01)
  3. 3 Empty Room (3:42)
  4. 4 Wasted Bandage (3:04)
  5. 5 Boeing Spacearium (3:27)
  6. 6 My Mummy's Dead (2:30)
  7. 7 Moonshine Girl (3:20)
  8. 8 Popsycle Shoppe (2:47)
  9. 9 Wouldn't Want to Care (2:56)
  10. 10 Spidery Moon (2:42)
  11. 11 Bullfight (4:15)
  12. 12 Hate Me More (5:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Minus 5 Primary Artist
Scott McCaughey Vocals
Peter Buck Vocals
Jason Finn Vocals
John Keane Vocals
Barrett Martin Vocals
Mike McCready Vocals
Ken Stringfellow Vocals
Pony Vocals
Chris Ballew Vocals
Robert Pollard Vocals
Dave Dederer Vocals
Christine Wilson Vocals
Rob Grenoble Vocals
John Crist Vocals
Jonathan Auer Vocals
Technical Credits
Todd Rundgren Engineer
Scott McCaughey Director, Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Ed Brooks Engineer
John Keane Engineer
Conrad Uno Engineer
Mark Guenther Mastering
Robert Pollard Engineer
Art Chantry Graphic Design
Hammi Hammerschmidt Artwork
Kevin Suggs Engineer
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